Higher levels of income inequality in youth are associated with increased ‘deaths of despair’ in young Canadians.
Wanning Sun spent nearly a decade talking to migrant workers at the Apple factory in China’s Shenzhen about their intimate lives – and how their relationships are affected by inequality.
The costs of high taxes on the rich are likely only to be moderate. But the democratic, environmental, and health benefits are truly enormous and could transform society and dramatically.
Australia has been thought to be a less equal society than many European ones. But Australian incomes turn out to be as evenly distributed as those in France when everything is taken into account.
A drop in food prices might immediately address the lack of economic access to food but will not address the root causes of food insecurity.
Energy inequality will have to reduce substantially by 2050 to maintain a safe climate and decent living standards for all.
Is business education too focused on money and not humanity? A business professor weighs in.
The United States has more economic inequality than other wealthy nations.
The UK government’s mini-budget is bad for your pocket and bad for your mental health – unless you’re really rich.
Kate Lycett, Deakin University; Craig Olsson, Deakin University; Delyse Hutchinson, Deakin University; Mallery Crowe, Deakin University; Matthew Fuller-Tyszkiewicz, Deakin University; Robert Cummins, Deakin University; Sarah Khor, Deakin University, and Tanja Capic, Deakin University
Australians’ average subjective well-being has barely deviated over the past few years. But there have been some remarkable changes among disadvantaged groups.
Most of the gains went to the richest Americans, but almost everyone saw an improvement in terms of net wealth.
Many Americans regularly report that they don’t make enough to support their families. Status plays a role — while money can’t buy happiness, it can bring status, which can lead to happiness.
The conversation about housing policies needs to highlight the significant role the state plays in creating existing housing problems, and providing the resulting solutions.
How two Canadian teams of economists and epidemiologists studied COVID-19 from a social science perspective to show that higher national income inequality is associated with worse COVID outcomes.
Ghanaian postcolonial intellectuals viewed terms such as development, neo-colonialism, self-reliance, and indigeneity as central to discussions of global inequalities.
The change point at which the happiness of most Australians no longer strongly depends on income has almost doubled from A$43,000 to A$74,000.
In 1992 64% of the top 1% had been there the year before. By 2017 that proportion had grown to 73%.
Over the coming decade a new study will put citizens and communities at the centre of efforts to reimagine prosperity and define what constitutes a good quality of life.
A scholar of nutrition opens up with a personal take on food insecurity in America.
Inequality within developing countries continues to rise.